AIPPI General Assembly and Swiss Day


  • Date:

AIPPI General Assembly

Thursday, 30 March 2023

12.15    General Assembly

Hotel Schweizerhof, Berne

 

Swiss Day

 

Equivalence and Use:

two evolving challenges in the context of IP

 

Conference chair: Thomas Widmer, Attorney at Law, Lalive, Geneve

 

Part I                 Doctrine of equivalents

13.30 –14.00      The doctrine of equivalents in Switzerland

Mark Schweizer, President of the Federal Patent Court, St. Gallen

 

14.00 –14.45      The doctrine of equivalents from a global perspective

Ari Laakkonen, Reporter General, AIPPI

 

14.45 –15.00      Q & R session

Moderation by Andri Hess, Attorney at Law, Homburger, Zurich

 

15.00 –15.30     Break

 

Part II                Proving trade mark use

15.30 –16.15      The practice of the IPI

Olivier Veluz, Head of Opposition & Cancellation Proceedings of IPI, Berne

 

16.15 –17.00      The experience of a global player – Best practice in the Industry

Myrtha Urtado Rivas, General Counsel Brands and Marketing Properties, Nestlé

 

17.00 –17.15      Q & R session

Moderation by Louisa Galbraith, Attorney at Law, MLL Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Froriep Ltd, Zurich

 

Registration and Information

Registration till Monday, 20 March 2023 to postmaster@aippi.ch

or by fax to

Gilles Pfend, AIPPI Secretariat, +41 22 342 66 15

Registration fee       

CHF 320.– (AIPPI member)

CHF 420.– (AIPPI non-member)

free for students

Payable to the postal account 80-11897-2
IBAN CH34 0900 0000 8001 1897 2 (AIPPI Switzerland – Basel)